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Celebrate women in engineering at the INWED webinar

21st June 2023
Sheryl Miles

This year WES be celebrating the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing to #MakeSafetySeen.

WES will be profiling the women in engineering who are doing amazing work in safety and security, either by making working environments safer, or protecting their colleagues, peers, and wider society. 

If you want to celebrate INWED 2023 in style, save your seat for the official INWED webinar today. This webinar is kindly sponsored by Ball Corporation.

Women’s Engineering Society INWED Webinar  

Date: Friday, June 23rd 2023  

Time: 12PM (BST) 

Click to register 

We’ll be hearing from a range of speakers at the event, including:

  • Antony Firth, Head of Marine Heritage Strategy, Historic England

Antony is a marine archaeologist by background and has been involved in many aspects of marine heritage on land and under the water throughout his career. Antony became interested in the role of women in shipbuilding and other maritime sectors during the First and Second World Wars as part of wider research into merchant shipping on the east coast of England.

  • Amanda Creak, EMEA CIO and Head of EMEA Technology, Morgan Stanley

Amanda Creak is the EMEA CIO and Head of EMEA Technology at Morgan Stanley. She has more than two decades of experience across organisations such as UK Ministry of Defence, EY, and Goldman Sachs.

  • Dame Dawn Childs DBE FRE

Dawn Childs is the CEO of Pure Data Centres Group responsible for the global portfolio of hyper scale data centres. Before stepping into her current role, she led a multi-billion transformation programme for National Grid as their UK Change Director across both the gas and electricity transmission businesses. 

  • Elizabeth Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer, Women's Engineering Society

Elizabeth Donnelly is a systems engineer with a background in software development and aerospace engineering. She was appointed CEO of the Women’s Engineering Society in 2018.

  • Dr Nina Baker 

Dr Nina Baker has had a varied career, having become a merchant navy deck officer on leaving school and later taken an engineering design degree in her 30s, from the University of Warwick. She has been a Deputy Lieutenant in the Glasgow Lieutenancy since 2017 and was appointed an OBE in the 2023 New Year’s Honours’ list, for services to the history of women in engineering.

Plus! Hear from the panel of the WE50 winners 2023.

It’s going to be an incredible event and WES really hope that you can make it. Also, make sure to invite any colleagues, friends, or family who might be interested as well.

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